• Course Delivery
    76% to 99% Online
  • Total Credits
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit

Health Information Management, BS

Bachelor of Science

Health information professionals play a critical role in maintaining, collecting, interpreting, analyzing, and protecting data that health care providers rely on to conduct research and to deliver quality care. They are experts in coding and classification systems, management of patient health information, and administration of computer information systems.

These professionals interact with clinical, financial, administrative, information technology and legal staff to interpret data for patient care, research, statistical reporting, planning, and database content development.

As a student in the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management program, you complete 120 credit hours of undergraduate course work:

  • prerequisite requirements (29 credit hours)
  • general education core requirements (30 credit hours)
  • general electives (3 credit hours)
  • professional program (58 credit hours)

You experience a mentored professional practicum within a variety of health care related settings. Practica are project based, allowing students to integrate classroom knowledge in a real-world setting solving real world problems.


  • HIM-M 108Introduction to Health Information Management3 Credits
  • HIM-M 110 Computer Concepts for Health Information3 Credits
  • HIM-M 120 Data Organization & Presentation in Healthcare Environment3 Credits
  • HIM-M 200 Database Design for Health Information Management3 Credits
  • HIM-M 220 Health Informatics for Decision Support3 Credits
  • HIM-M 275 Effective Communication for the Healthcare Environment3 Credits
  • HIM-M 325 Healthcare Information Requirements and Standards I3 Credits
  • HIM-M 327 Healthcare Information Requirements and Standards II3 Credits
  • HIM-M 330 Medical Terminology3 Credits
  • HIM-M 345 Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Information Release3 Credits
  • HIM-M 350 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for HIM I3 Credits
  • HIM-M 351 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for HIM II3 Credits
  • HIM-M 355 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding3 Credits
  • HIM-M 358 CPT Coding3 Credits
  • HIM-M 370 Health Information Management3 Credits
  • HIM-M 400Health Information Research and Analysis Methods3 Credits
  • HIM-M 420 Health Information Project Management3 Credits
  • HIM-M 425 Quantitative Analysis of Health Information3 Credits
  • HIM-M 443Professional Practicum in Health Information Management I2 Credits
  • HIM-M 444Professional Practicum in Health Information Management II2 Credits
  • HIM-M 462Healthcare Quality Improvement3 Credits
  • HIM-M 470 Healthcare Reimbursement Systems3 Credits
  • HIM-M 475 Health Information Technology3 Credits
  • HIM-M 490RHIA Exam Preparation3 Credits
  • INFO-B 430Foundations of Health Informatics3 Credits
  • INFO-B 435Clinical Information Systems3 Credits
  • INFO-B 481Health Informatics Standards and Terminology3 Credits
  • INFO-I 100 First Year Seminar1 Credits
  • INFO-I 270 or I 275 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction3 Credits
  • INFO-I 478 Information Goverance3 Credits
  • NEWM-N 299 Career Planning2 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $275.17
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $825.51
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $957.58
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $2872.74

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  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

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    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.